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Consent to carry out drilling with Maersk Guardian - well 2/8-18 S

The consent relates to the drilling of exploration well 2/8-18 S, which is part of production licence 440.


The planned position of the well is:

  • 56°22’ 48.289” North
  • 03°22’ 55.010” East

Water depth at the site is approx. 69 metres.

The operation is expected to start in the end of March 2012.

The activity has a duration of between 58 and 142 days, depending on the drilling result.


Mærsk Guardian is a jack-up drilling facility built in 1986. It is operated by Maersk Drilling Norge AS. The facility received an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in July 2002.